Worth the Trip
Our daily look at deals and getaways
Sunday, Sep 2, 2012 at 10:53 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Las Vegas Neon Museum

Las Vegas Neon Museum

The glittery lights of yesteryear will shine again this fall. Read »

Saturday, Aug 4, 2012 at 9:00 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Pacific Islands Family Festival

Pacific Islands Family Festival

It's a free Target Sunday at the Bowers, complete with dance and fun. Read »

Thursday, Mar 29, 2012 at 6:10 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Gaultier in San Francisco

Gaultier in San Francisco

The designer's epic costumes and designs take centerstages at the de Young Museum. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2012 at 10:57 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

The Flying Fuddy Duddy

The Flying Fuddy Duddy

A Boeing B-17 from World War II is set to fly over John Wayne Airport. Read »

Friday, Dec 30, 2011 at 6:26 AM
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By Becky Stickney

Spotting the Flukes

Spotting the Flukes

Where to spot them - from land or from sea. Read »

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2011 at 11:11 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Geek Chic at the Garden Court

Geek Chic at the Garden Court

Computer history, a zeppelin ride, and a relaxing getaway? Someone's perfect package is straight ahead. Read »

Wednesday, Oct 5, 2011 at 12:33 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Viva Las Vegas (Neon)

Viva Las Vegas (Neon)

Board the bus and make for Nevada to support MONA (and to enjoy some vintage signs, too). Read »

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2011 at 9:17 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

A New Home for the Zephyr

A New Home for the Zephyr

Disney donated the historic train to the Western Pacific Railroad Museum. Read »

Monday, Jun 13, 2011 at 6:15 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

OCMA Free Summer Sunday

OCMA Free Summer Sunday

Get to know the Orange County Museum of Art over a free Target Sunday. Read »

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 at 8:17 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Memorial Day Flower Drop

Memorial Day Flower Drop

A B-25 Mitchell will release 3,000 carnations in Palm Springs. Read »

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Travel Kit

GET A ROOM

Hotel deals around the Golden State that don't nab all your gold.

ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS

Giant drive-through donuts? We got your giant drive-through donuts right here.

SPOTLIGHT SAN DIEGO

Attractions, eateries and secret spots that we won't tell the tourists about.

LA GETAWAY

Unique hotels, ethnic festivals -- yes, there are reasons to drive north.

WAKE UP IN VEGAS

Pools and glow-in-the-dark margaritas and dice and nice suites. Oh yeah. You're going.

LOAD THE CAR SEAT

When you have to/want to take the kids along.

Authors
Alysia Gray Painter Alysia Gray Painter has served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.
Becky Stickney Becky Stickney is an editor for NBCSanDiego.com and has been a San Diego resident for more than 12 years. She's a mom who loves to travel around the Southwest, looking for interesting places to visit and photograph.